Camp near Goldsbero
Jan 6th 1863
Dear Father & Mother
I Seat my self this evening
for the purpose of droping
you a few lines to let you
know that I am well at present
hoping when these lines come
to hand they may find you all
well I arrived here last
Sunday morning we left our
quarters last wednesday morn
ing and lay at the station
three days & nights before
we could get transportation
I found the boys all well
& prety dirty for they had
been out three weeks without
a change of clothing we are
here a laying in the woods
& get corn bread and pickles
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guard around the whole
brigade but they flank
them every once and a while
We drill once every day
Brigade & Battallion drill
Brigade drill is a very large
business six Regt, all drilling
togather I must bring my
scribling to a close for
I am writing on my knee
write to me soon and
direct your letters to Goldsboro
NC &c, So no more but
remaine your affectionate
Son untill death
C Hackett

To J. C. Hackett and

  1. some text missing?
January 6, 1863


Company D, 45th NC Infantry
Private to Sergeant


From State: 
North Carolina
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From County: 


To State: 
North Carolina
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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
April, 2010
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